National Drive Electric Week
Sep 17, 2017
|Day:||Sunday, September 17, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||10:00am - 3:00pm|
|Location:||California Lemon Festival
6937 Santa Felicia Drive
Goleta, CA 93117
Hundreds of California Lemon Festival attendees passed through the electric vehicle car show during our National Drive Electric Week celebration in Goleta at the 2017 California Lemon Festival. At least 75 festival-goers stopped to talk with the local EV owners who displayed their cars at the event, including Santa Barbara City Councilmember and proud Nissan LEAF owner Jason Dominguez. Staff from Community Environmental Council and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District shared information about rebates and incentives for plug-in electric vehicles. Joel Levin, the Executive Director of Plug-in America, also joined us to share information about their organization and the benefits of cleaner plug-in electric vehicles.
photo by: Cameron Gray/Community Environmental Council
Savanna Cooper can't hold back her beaming smile as she talks with a local California Highway Patrol officer about her Tesla Model X's quick acceleration and powerful performance during the 2017 Goleta Drive Electric event at the Calfornia Lemon Festival. The event was organized by Community Environmental Council, in partnership with the Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce, Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District, Los Padres Sierra Club Chapter, and Plug-in America.
There are currently 42 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model S||3|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||2|
|Ford C-MAX Energi||1|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||1|
|Tesla Model X||1|
Registered attendees report 175,703 electric miles driven.
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